November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

OLL students learn how to be scientists

The kindergarten students in Lisa Pryhocki’s science class at Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip began the year learning how to be scientists. More...

Deer Park School Board honors Troop 1649

Girl Scout Troop 1649 was recently recognized by the Deer Park Board of Education and presented with certificates for their recent beautification of the George Washington School building.  At a school board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of P More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Schools look to raise lunch prices; meeting set on Common Core Standards

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and that is apparent in the Farmingdale School District where officials announced last month that the school’s lunch program is facing a deficit. More...

• BABYLON HOMECOMING •

A Picture-Perfect Panther Homecoming

Pride for the hometown Panthers was at an all-time high at the end of October when the Babylon School District celebrated Homecoming 2013. More...

• DEER PARK HOMECOMING •

Falcons and Fans Fly High at Deer Park Homecoming

Homecoming day came to Deer Park on Oct. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Events & Bulletin

West Islip Health and Wellness Alliance holds annual triathlon

Over 110 students arrived at West Islip High School by 8 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 6 to enthusiastically participate in the Second Annual West Islip Health and Wellness Triathlon. More...

Helping HandsThanksgiving Drive set for Nov. 20

Helping Hands in West Islip will hold itsThanksgiving Drive., Wed., Nov. 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse evening tower tour Nov. 17

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) will hold an evening tower tour, Sun., Nov. 17, 3:45 p.m. View the night sky from the top of the Lighthouse. Bring a flashlight for your walk back to the parking field. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Legal Notice Notice of formation of H & Z MANAGEMENT, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/10/2013. More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2013 2:31 PM

Police save woman from jumping off Robert Moses Bridge

Mon., Nov. 17: Two Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a woman who was attempting to commit suicide by jumping off the Robert Moses Bridge this morning. Police gave this account:  More...

Lindenhurst Schools review security procedures

The Lindenhurst Board of Education recently held a security workshop where Chief Executive Officer of IntraLogic Solutions of Massapequa Lee Mandel gave a detailed presentation and overview of the district’s current security status and recommen More...

WISD considering returning Race to the Top money

At the West Islip Board of Education meeting Thurs., Nov. 14, the school board will consider adopting a resolution to "opt out" of the Race to the Top money. More...

Babylon Schools asking public to approve bond issue; vote December 10

A $26.6 million bond referendum is proposed by the Babylon School District to fund a variety of upgrades to roofs, heating and ventilation systems and electrical systems at the district’s three schools and to fund improvements to art and music More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst hosts fall family fun day

  Lindenhurst Village held its annual Halloween Family Fun Day Sat., Oct 19. More...

Babylon Village Girl Scout Sarah Logan develops “Time Box” for tweens in hospital

Following a hospital stay last year, 12-yearold Girl Scout Sarah Logan, Troop 75 in Babylon Village, developed the “Time Box” to help other “tweens” pass the time while in the hospital.  More...

Tea time held at Babylon Historical Society museum

Young children and their parents enjoy a “Dolly and Me” tea to celebrate the arrival of autumn.The tea was held Sat., Sept. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•On Friday night, I sat working at my computer, while across the street one of the first high school football championships was being played. I’ve never been much for football, but I always root for Babylon High School. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s Sunday midnight and I am just starting this column. It should have been submitted hours ago. I have too many dogs (and cats) stuck in my brain at any given moment, so I am easily distracted from one to another. More...

Obituaries

Colonel Philip A. Bossert, Jr., USAF veteran, earned license at Republic Airport

Colonel Philip A. Bossert, Jr. (retired) died at his home in Friendswood, Texas on Oct. 3, 2013. He was 54 years old.  More...

Opinion

Recognition well deserved

EDITORIAL

A few comments about things going on around Town…  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

American Lung Association urges veterans to screen for good health

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

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